How to Have the Best Summer at Copper Mountain!

Family of six hiking along boardwalk looking at the plants and mountains at Copper Mountain in the summer

Summer is a great time to visit Colorado! You can choose from a wide variety of activities at Copper Mountain and take day trips to different places. If you want to channel your inner adventurer, then this blog is for you! Discover our favorite things to do this summer at Copper Mountain and get ready to have the best vacation with the ones you love. And, you know that finding the right home is as important as your vacation activities. Bighorn Rentals offers the ideal home base for your trip. You’ll have everything you need to create unforgettable memories!


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4 Things You Can Do This Summer at Copper Mountain


Hike Down the Mountain

Summer is a perfect occasion to get out and explore the gorgeous Colorado outdoors. Ride the scenic chair lift to the top of Copper Mountain for some incredible views, then hop out and hike back down the mountain. The trail takes about an hour and a half to hike, and you will witness beautiful forests, smell blooming flowers, and meet other outdoor enthusiasts along the way!

Visit West Lake

To refresh yourself after your mountain hike, head to Central Village where you’ll find the West Lake. It’s the perfect place to bring the kids for a relaxing afternoon by the water. Rent a hydro bike or bumper boat, or zipline across the water! The lake is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. every Saturday until September 16th.

Note that the zipline opens mid-June.

Climb the Copper Climbing Wall

You don’t need to be a die-hard climber to enjoy the thrill of heights! Colorado is known for its climbing spots. But, if you want to stay on Copper Mountain, you can have your fun at the local climbing wall! It’s the largest outdoor climbing wall in Colorado and offers various routes for you to test your skills. The wall opens mid-June and provides harnesses, ropes, and trained staff members to help you.


Golf at Copper Creek

Is golf one of your favorite hobbies? Rejoice! Copper Mountain has an excellent golf course where you can practice your swing. Copper Creek Golf Course boasts stunning landscapes and lush pine trees as well as a fabulous, 10-mile range for you to play your favorite sport. Challenge yourself on 18 holes and soak in the gorgeous scenery!

We Offer the Best Copper Mountain Lodging

View of the kitchen and dining room of the property - wooden details and high ceilings

Now that you know our favorite things to do on Copper Mountain in the summer, it’s time to book a Colorado home! Bighorn Rentals is the best place to find beautiful, spacious, high-quality vacation rentals. Our selection includes condos and private homes ranging from one to three bedrooms. If you’re traveling with a pet, look for the paw sign next to our properties indicating that they’re pet-friendly.

All of our Copper Mountain properties offer amazing views of the mountain, fully-equipped kitchens, high-speed internet, and flat-screen TVs. Other amenities like hot tubs, fitness rooms, pool tables, and complimentary parking.


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